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ENGLISH SUMMER SCHOOL - XUK

Contact
: Hannah Page
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 10-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
St Joseph's College
Belstead Road
Ipswich
IP2 9DR
Tel. +44(0)20 8371 9686

XUK English
XUK English is located in a beautiful English boarding school in Ipswich, not far from London. The school has stunning grounds and fantastic facilities. Students will have English lessons in the morning with our experienced English teachers. In the afternoon children will participate in fun activities to practice their English socially. These include sports, art, cookery, dance, drama and much more. Students will also enjoy fantastic evening activities, such as casino nights, murder mystery evenings, talent shows, and movie nights.
Throughout their stay at XUK English all students will go on study and sightseeing trips to London, Cambridge, and other English towns and cities.
Our goal is to improve your child's English and for them to enjoy every minute of the experience!

ST EDMUND'S COLLEGE

Contact
: Mr Ross Parsons
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 180
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Old Hall Green
Near Ware
Hertfordshire
SG11 1DS
Tel. +44(0)1920 824301

St Edmund's College
Large green campus between London and Cambridge. Only 15 minutes from London Stansted airport.Boarding school taster course. IELTS and TRINITY exam courses. Top ranking residential summer school. No beginners. English through other school subjects. Full sports and social activities and excursion programme. Twin rooms on campus.

MISSION DISCOVERY - SPACE & STEM SUMMER SCHOOL

Contact
: Ross Barber
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 250
Attendance
: Monday-Friday
Location
:
New Hunt's House
Southwark
London
SE1 1UL
Tel. +44(0)29 2071 0295

Misiion Discovery
Mission Discovery is a great opportunity for ordinary students to do something extraordinary. Secondary school students from ages 14 - 18 carry out scientific research with NASA Astronauts, rocket scientists and NASA personnel for a week at King's College London, one of the top 25 universities in the world . In teams, students will propose an idea for their own science experiment; the best idea will be launched into space and carried out by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

CONCORD COLLEGE

Contact
: Kari Butler, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 10-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 270
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Concord College
Acton Burnell Hall
Acton Burnell
Shrewsbury
SY5 7PF
Tel. +44(0)1694 731631
Concord College
Concord College is a prestigious international boarding school that was established in 1949. Set in 85 acres of beautiful English countryside, Concord is well known for its high academic standards and the warmth of its community. The ethos of Concord rests on international understanding combined with high standards that enable young people to grow and to flourish. During the British summer months of July and August, Concord College operates its Summer School for junior students offering English, Science/Maths/Economics and Oxbridge preparation courses. The Summer School is accredited by the British Council, Quality Education and Quality English.

MINERVA ME CLUB

Contact
: Hugh Viney, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 7-16 yrs
No.of Students
: 20
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
1 Fore Street
London
EC2Y 5EJ
Tel. +44(0)208 8193276

Minerva Me
The Minerva Me Club offers fully immersive holiday courses for kids from 7-16 in central London. Day or residential weekly camps are available all year round in our beautiful central London venues in Chelsea or Hampstead, with small groups per age bracket, bespoke private groups or schools upon request. Our courses are for all levels of English with world class academic tuition, given by our Minerva Tutors, in English, Maths, Exam Technique and Computer Coding. We offer specialised workshops include Public Speaking, Interview Technique, Pronunciation, Etiquette and Manners. Courses include bespoke tours of London's finest cultural landmarks and museums that are blogged in a daily photo diary by the children with detailed reports and assessments for parents, from our Minerva Tutors, at the end of the week! All meals and materials are provided.

GREENFIELDS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL AND EFL COLLEGE

Contact
: EFL Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 5-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 50
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Priory Road
Forest Row
East Sussex
RH18 5JD
Tel. +44(0)1342 822189

Greenfields EFL
ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMMES - We have a variety of programmes for international students including intensive study, excursions, activities and outings to London, Cambridge, Oxford and other modern and historical sites. Summer holiday programmes run from June to August, minimum stay 1 week, ages 11 to 18. Group bookings welcome. Boarding on school campus, rural location, close to London and Brighton.

ARCTIC CAMP INTERNATIONAL

Contact
: Kristin Konradsen, Camp Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Torvgt 2
Bodø
Norway
N-8072
Tel. +47 40 60 61 64
Arctic Camp
Fjords, midnight sun, scenic nature, viking heritage. It's all here in Norway.
Join Arctic Camp to learn more about science, nature and photo through exciting field activities. We guarantee an experience of a lifetime! Arctic Camp International will take place in the city of Bodø (Bodo) between 9-16 August 2015. The 6 day programme is specially designed for teenagers between 14-17 old.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!

BABSSCo

Contact
: Guy Collins, HSEL Chief Commercial Officer
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-17 yrs
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Harrow School
5 High Street
Harrow on the Hill
Middlesex
HA1 3HP
Tel. +44(0)2084264638
BABSSCo was founded in 1995 and over many years we have welcomed over 10,000 students from more than 50 countries on our superb English and Activity Courses for girls and boys aged 8 to 17.
Our courses offer a full programme of English tuition, as well as social activities, sports and cultural excursions, so that you practise your English all day. When you come on our courses, you get a taste of life in the UK as well as the chance to improve your speaking and understanding of everyday English.
You can choose from courses at six of the best UK boarding schools. All the schools have excellent facilities in a unique environment.
BABSSCo courses have a high ratio of staff to students, so there are plenty of people looking after you and making sure you are safe and happy while you learn English and have a great holiday.

BUCKSMORE HOME TUITION

Contact
: Ellie Twigger, Course Consultant
Ages
: Boys/Girls: All ages
No.of Students
: 1 - 2
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
259 Greenwich High Road
London
SE10 8NB
Tel. +44(0)208 312 8060

Bucksmore Home Tuition is an intensive English programme where students live and learn in the home of their tutor, either on a one-to-one or two-to-one basis. Each course is tailored to the student's academic needs and goals, as well as their extra-curricular interests. Home Tuition is suitable for students looking to rapidly improve their English and is particularly useful for those preparing to join a UK school or university.

BUCKSMORE OXBRIDGE

Contact
: Matthew Tighe, Company Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 75
Attendance
: Weekly Boarding
Location
:
259 Greenwich High Road
London
SE10 8NB
Tel. +44(0)208 312 8060

Intensive English language courses as well as advanced leadership, a university preparation programme and visual and performance arts courses based in Cambridge and Oxford university colleges. We have a range of courses to suit all levels of English language proficiency and those looking to improve their key skills as well those aiming for a place at a leading UK university.

BUCKSMORE SUMMER

Contact
: Alexandra Millard, Marketing Officer
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 7-19 yrs
No.of Students
: 120
Attendance
: Weekly Boarding
Location
:
259 Greenwich High Road
London
SE10 8NB
Tel. +44(0)208 312 80 60

Bucksmore Summer is an all encompassing, traditional summer programme combining English classes, activities and excursions. We also have specialised programmes for 7-10 year olds as well as our Bucky Adventure programme for students seeking more of a thrilling activities programme. These courses are run at two boarding schools in the south of England and offered picturesque views as well as an ideal base for a fantastic summer.

CHELSEA INDEPENDENT COLLEGE - ACADEMIC SUMMER PROGRAMME

Contact
: Michael Parris, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
517-523 Fulham Road
Chelsea
London
SW6 1HD
Tel. +44(0)20 3667 6640

The Academic Summer Courses at Chelsea Independent College offer you the opportunity to explore your favourite subjects in more depth, improve your English and gain an insight into your chosen career field. You will experience what it is like to study at one of the UK's leading independent colleges, where our expert teachers will assess your potential and advise you on your options for the future.
You will be taught in small groups in a relaxed and collaborative environment, meet leading professionals and take part in interactive workshops and seminars. At the same time you will have fun exploring this great and most international of cities and visit some of London's incredible cultural and commercial attractions with other students from around the world.

CHINESE LEARNING CENTRE

Contact
: Mandarin/Chinese Summer Program 2016
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 5-15 yrs
No.of Students
: 40
Attendance
: Day & Weekly Residential
Location
:
119 Eaton Square
Galsworthy Avenue
London
SW1W 9AL
Tel. +44(0)7792766329

Chinese Language learning, calligraphy, Chinese brush painting. Beijing Opera , Chinese traditional dancing, Chinese singing, Chinese cooking

CLIFTON COLLEGE

Contact
: Tony Evans, Director, Vacation Courses
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 400
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
32 College Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 3JH
Tel. +44(0)20 3553 5700

We offer top-quality Summer Courses at an affordable price for international students aged 13-17.
Students can choose a Standard Vacation Course or opt for one of our specialist courses: Academic Courses (boarding school or IELTS preparation), Sports Courses (football, tennis, golf) or Vocational Courses (film-making, work experience).
Summer Courses 2016: 5th July - 16th August (2, 3 or 4 week courses)

CLIFTON COLLEGE - ACADEMIC COURSES

Contact
: Tony Evans, Director, Vacation Courses
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-17 yrs
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
32 College Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 3JH
Tel. +44(0)20 3553 5700

Academic Courses are for motivated international students with an interest in continuing their secondary or higher education in an English-speaking environment. All students must pass the Academic English Test before their place can be confirmed. An average of 10 hours tuition per week is delivered by International House Bristol teachers who are experts in their field. IH Bristol is an official IELTS Test Centre.
Academic Preparation Course (14-17 yrs; 2, 3 or 4 weeks) is designed for students who intend to study at a UK independent boarding school, or who want to find out more about what it is like to live and study at this type of school. The course is a general introduction to a selection of academic subjects (Maths, Business, Science, Computing, Psychology, Literature) and is designed to help prepare students to make a success of their school career. Class sizes: 5-10 students.
IELTS Preparation Course (13-17 yrs; 2, 3 or 4 weeks). The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to work or study in countries where English is the primary language of communication. This exam preparation course will focus on improving the students’ confidence, exam strategies and knowledge of 'useful phrases' for the different sections of the academic module. Class sizes: 8-12 students.

DEBATE CHAMBER SUMMER SCHOOLS

Contact
: Mrs J E Harvey-Smith, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-18 yrs
Attendance
: Day
Location
:
71-75 Shelton Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2H 9JQ
Tel. +44(0)845 519 4827

Debate Chamber Summer Schools provide an opportunity for bright young people to experience a realistic taste of the most popular and competitive degree courses and professions, and to develop their intellectual, creative and practical skills.
For 2013 we are offering enjoyable and academically challenging Summer courses in Law, Medicine, Economics, History, International Relations, English Literature, Art History, Maths, Physics and Philosophy.
We offer two age brackets, 11-14 and 15-18, and teaching is carried out in an engaging seminar style with class sizes of 12-14 students. The courses are held in Bloomsbury, Central London.
Please see our website for dates, full schedules, details of tutors and student feedback.

FOCUS STUDY TOURS

Contact
: Katrina Butt, School Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 12-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 60
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Mount Rise
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2AZ
Tel. +44(0)203 29 29 226

Focus Study Tours
Focus Study Tours is about real progress. Our language PLUS courses pair English or French with a challenging activity of your choice like surfing, horse-riding or even drama or music. And all this in the stunning locations of Newquay or Tignes. We tailor the course to your skill level and continually assess your progress. That's how we get results. Whatever your level we have one clear aim - to provide you with the individual focus needed for you to reach your goals.

ISSOS

Contact
: Emma Fitzpatrick, Director of Admissions and Communications
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 150
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
69 St Vincent Street
Glasgow
G2 5TF
Tel. +44(0)3300 777 247

ISSOS
The exclusive ISSOS summer school program offers high school students aged 13-18, from all over the world the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in one of three safe, historic and world renowned university towns: St Andrews, Cambridge or Yale. ISSOS offers a three week residential summer school program and limits the number of students from one nationality to 10% in order to guarantee a truly international experience.

KENSINGTON ACADEMY OF ENGLISH

Contact
:Ms Funda Kavi, Marketing Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 16 - 18+ years
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Day & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
69 Notting Hill Gate
Notting Hill
London
W11 3JS
Tel. +44(0)2072216665

Kensington Academy of English (KAE) was established in 1978 and has been successfully running English Language courses in central London at all levels. KAE is accredited by the British Council, meeting the high standards of quality set out. KAE is the English language department of David Game College.

MAGNA EDUCATION MANDARIN TRAINING CENTRE

Contact
: Ms Connie Chen
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 5-16 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
55 East Road
London
N1 6AH
Tel. +44(0)2036387979

Magna Education specialises in Mandarin language training. We have various holiday camps to keep students entertained over the holidays. All programmes combine Mandarin language learning with cultural activities.
- Easter & Summer Mandarin Camp in London: Mandarin lessons, Maths lessons, Chinese rhymes and songs, Calligraphy, Cookery. Can attend daily/weekly.
- International Mandarin & English Summer Camp in London: English and Chinese students will reside in a safe and adventurous holiday resort where they will study and participate in language projects together.
- Study & Travel Trips to China: Two weeks trips to China during the Easter and Summer holidays giving students the chance to study abroad and visit China’s top cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an.

MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE SUMMER SCHOOL

Contact
: John Blake, Director of Summer School
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 3yrs+
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Bath Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN8 1PA
Tel. +44(0)1672 892388

First started over 40 years ago, Marlborough College Summer School will run from 10th July to 6th August 2016 and welcomes young people either as day students, or as residents with their families. Divided into four age bands, the structure and content of the action-packed, fun-filled young people’s courses is carefully designed to provide an exciting adventure for each child in a safe environment. Junior Troopers (3-6 years) and Children’s Activities (6-9 years) adopt a multi-activity approach with sports, art and crafts, swimming and outdoor adventures.
Meanwhile, older children can choose a separate morning and afternoon course which they will continue with all week. Courses this year include Young Clayshot, Football Camp, Making a Film, Rock School, English as a Foreign Language, Design and Make your own Cyber Cube, Summer Baking and Fashion Marketing.

MILLFIELD ENGLISH LANGUAGE HOLIDAY COURSES

Contact
: Mark Greenow, Director of Holiday Courses
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 6-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 1049
Attendance
: Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
Millfield School
Butleigh Road
Street
Somerset
BA16 0BD
Tel. +44(0)1458 444457
Millfield is a top English public school and the Millfield English Language Holiday Courses are well established. We are accredited by the British council, are members of English UK and Quality English, and are both a Trinity and Cambridge examination centre.
We offer English language tuition, academy sport/non-sport tuition, activities, games, culture, day trips and as much fun as anyone could fit into the time available!
Our four campuses form the Millfield English Language course family and we cater for students aged 6 - 17 of all abilities.

NORTH LONDON GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Contact
: Hakan Gokce
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 10-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 450
Attendance
: Day, Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
110 Colindeep Lane
Colindale
Hendon
London
NW9 6HB
Tel. +44(0)20 8205 0052
We accept national or international EFL Students on a weekly, 2-weekly or monthly basis for our Winter, Spring and Summer Courses. Please contact us to get information about our prices and calendar of the courses.

novelEnglish

Contact
: Deborah Turrell
Ages
: 8 - 17 yrs
No.of Students
: 15
Attendance
: Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
Trelugga, Ruan Minor
Helston
Cornwall
TR12 7NB
Tel. +44(0)1326 291076

We offer creative English courses to small groups on a coastal farmstead surrounded by fields in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. Suitable for both native and non- native speakers, examples of courses we run include: Fantastical Worlds, Cloaked Mysteries and Wicked Queens. All our activities are centred around classical children's literature and a quintessentially English experience including going on trips, making campfires and having picnics.

OCKBROOK ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMP 2016

Contact
: Alison Brennan
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 12-15 yrs
No.of Students
: 30
Attendance
: Residential and Non- Residential
Location
:
Ockbrook School
Derby
DE72 3RJ
Tel. +44(0)1730 262927

Our dynamic academic leaders have created a rich variety of stimulating, practical engineering workshops and excursions, whilst our residential team will be leading an exclusive, fun packed social and sports programme, fully utilising the school's state-of-the-art facilities and beautiful secure grounds. Our engineering camps provide something for everyone, with opportunities to participate in exciting hands-on practical Engineering activities and socialise with like-minded students

OXBRIDGE ADVANCED STUDIES PROGRAM

Contact
: Matthew Tighe, Company Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 16-19 yrs
No.of Students
: 30
Attendance
: Weekly Boarding
Location
:
259 Greenwich High Road
London
SE10 8NB
Tel. +44(0)208 312 8060

Based at Magdalene College, Cambridge University, or Brasenose College, Oxford University, the Oxbridge Advanced Studies Program is a prestigious 2 or 4 week specialist subject-tuition programme for native and near-native speakers of English.
Students choose 2 subjects, from a wide range, to study in small groups as well as key-skills master classes and extra-curricular workshops. Subjects include International Business Management, British Poetry, Medical Biology, Algebra and Classical Civilisations, with many more choices on offer

OXFORD ROYALE ACADEMY

Contact
: Kate Richards, Client Services Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-25 yrs
No.of Students
: 2000+
Attendance
: Residential
Location
:
Oxford, Cambridge, London and Ascot
Tel. +44(0)845 130 60 21

Oxford Royale Academy
We are now accepting applications for our 2017 summer school. Our inspiring summer courses for students aged 13-25 in June, July and August 2017 are residential in colleges of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and London, and at our historic study centre, Yarnton Manor. Courses for students aged 8-12 will take place at St. Mary's School, Ascot. In 2016, students from over 100 nations attended the summer school, and with more than 60 study options available, we are sure we have something to interest you. Visit our website today to start your own ORA journey.

OXFORD SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY

Contact
: Mr Jamie Dear, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-18 yrs
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Florence House
29 Grove Street
Oxford
OX2 7JT
Tel. +44(0)1865 522 166

Oxford Scholastica Academy
The Oxford Scholastica Academy is a summer school for bright 13-18 year olds held on the Oxford University campus. They offer academic summer courses for students from around the world, inspiring the next generation of young people to explore a course and discover a career, preparing them for university and for life.

OXFORD SCIENCE STUDIES

Contact
: Genevieve Dear, General Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-20 yrs
Attendance
: Day, Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
1-5 London Place
Oxford
OX4 1BD
Tel. +44(0)1865 240637

Oxford Science Studies offer tailored revision courses for GCSE, IGCSE, IB and AS/A2. These run during Summer, Easter, Christmas and half term breaks. Small groups (average of 3 per class). These help with content and exam technique. Summer courses can help consolidate the previous year’s material, or help students who feel they need to catch up, or offer an introduction to the next academic year.
Residential and day only places.

SO YOU WANT TO GO TO MED SCHOOL?

Contact
: Ms Alexandra Carey
Attendance
: Day
Tel. +44(0)207188 7188 EXT: 52065
Location
:
Simulation and Interactive Learning Centre
St Thomas' Hospital
London
SE1 7EH

A fantastic one day classroom and medical simulator based course, aimed at giving current and prospective sixth form students an insight into medicine, through a series of interactive workshops, lectures and practical skills. On the day you will receive tips and guidance on applying to medical school, sample clinical and surgical skills such as blood taking and suturing, get first hands experience of managing common clinical scenarios and much more.
The course is open to all current and prospective sixth form students, particularly those with a specific interest in studying medicine. Course materials and lunch is provided for on the day. New dates now available to book onto: 30th July 2015 and 25th August 2015. Contact the Simulation Team to book your place on this worthwhile course.

ST CLARE'S OXFORD

Contact
: David Fowkes
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 16+ yrs
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
139 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7AL
Tel. +44(0)1865 552031

Celebrating its 60th anniversary St. Clare's is England's longest established provider of the IB Diploma and has a worldwide reputation as being experts in teaching the IB Diploma. The IB Introduction course at St. Clare's in July and August draws on the College's extensive expertise and resources to provide introduction courses for new students planning to start the IB Diploma in September at any IB school. In the summer the atmosphere informal with IB course students living and socialising with other teenagers from around the world.

STEM WORLD SUMMER CAMP 2017

Contact
: Alison Brennan
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Residential or Non-Residential
Location
:
Wycombe Abbey School
Buckinghamshire
HP11 1PE
Tel. +44(0)1730 262927

We are currently working on our exciting STEM World Summer Camp for 2017. The proposed dates for this are 16th - 29th July 2017. Students aged 11 - 17 are invited to apply for one or two weeks (including the middle weekend if required). Residential and Non-residential places are available This summer camp is a Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme approved activity.
Please click this link to register your interest. We will contact you once details of the relevant event have been finalised.

SUL LANGUAGE SCHOOLS

Contact
: Kate Williams
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 16-20
Attendance
: 2 weeks residential
Location
:
Fitzwilliam College
Cambridge
CB3 0DG
Tel. +44(0)1726 814227

The Cambridge Academic Enterprise is for ambitious 14-17 year olds looking to improve their skills and confidence when using English for high-level academic purposes. The 2 week course includes 50 hours of academic English, business and study skills lessons and workshops, plus the Trinity Exam (GESE). Students experience a world-renowned university, its culture and the prestigious city of Cambridge. There are also full day excursions to London, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon.

TASIS ENGLAND SUMMER PROGRAM

Contact
: Ms Faie Gilbert, Director of Admissions
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 250
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Coldharbour Lane
Thorpe
Surrey
TW20 8TE
Tel. +44(0)1932 582346
An unforgettable summer opportunity awaits students who come from around the world to the TASIS campus near London. Choose a three- or six-week program, including British Council accredited English Language courses, Television Broadcasting, London Through a Lens, International Business, SAT Review & College Admissions, Fashion & Textile Design, or Creative Drawing, Sketching & 3D Design. Electives include Dance, Digital Photography, Movie Making, Robotics, and more. Sports and activities, weekend excursions to London, Windsor, Bath, Stonehenge, Oxford, and Cambridge, and a Thames riverboat disco cruise complete the experience.

TAUNTON SCHOOL

Contact
: Mrs Lisa Palmer, Summer School and Short Course Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 7-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 140
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Staplegrove Road
Taunton
Somerset
TA2 6AD
Tel. +44(0)1823 703210

Our Summer School offers the best introduction to life in a British Boarding school, with courses available for 3, 6 or 9 weeks.
Both the Junior course (ages 7-12) and Senior course (ages 13-17) are taught by our year-round teachers in a well-structured academic learning environment. The all inclusive courses include 25 hours per week of tuition, a comprehensive package of trips and excursions and a full programme of sports and cultural activities.

THE OXFORD SUMMER ACADEMY

Ages
: Boys/Girls: 16-19 yrs
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
1-5 London Place
Oxford
OX4 1BD
Tel. +44(0)1865 594347

The Oxford Summer Academy is for Students from anywhere in the world 16 to 19 year olds, teenagers who want an academic adventure, offering a taste of the University experience at Oxford.

THE SUMMER ACADEMY

Contact
: Jim Hewer
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-14 yrs
No.of Students
: 50
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Sunningdale School
Sunningdale
Berkshire
SL5 9PY
Tel. +44(0)1344 625349

The Summer Academy at Sunningdale School is a two week residential programme for international students aged 8-13.
High level English lessons are combined with cultural excursions and lots of outdoor activities to familiarise our students with the UK and boarding school life. The academy is perfect for students with confirmed UK school places, those preparing for 11+ and 13+ examinations or those looking to improve their English skills.
With quintessentially English surroundings, a high ratio of staff to students, low student numbers and an exceptional level of teaching, it is the leading UK programme of its kind.

THE TEFL ACADEMY

Contact
: The TEFL Academy
No.of Students
: 10-20
Location
:
Courses held at various locations across the UK
Tel. +44(0)01273 806 380

The TEFL Academy is the UK's leading TEFL course provider. Our courses are designed to effectively teach our students the fundamental skills to enable them to be successful at teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL). We would be pleased to offer visitors to this website a unique discount code TEFLADISCOUNT10 which entitles you to £15 off the price of any course.

VARSITY INTERNATIONAL

Contact
: Ben Walker, Operations Manager:
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-16 yrs
No.of Students
: 200
Attendance
:Boarding
Location
:
Compass House, 1 Farmoor Court
Farmoor
Oxfordshire
OX2 9LU
Tel. +44(0)1865 582774

Varsity offer summer schools in Oxford and Wokingham for international students. We offer high-end courses for individual students and offer integration with local English children to help develop English skills in a real life environment.

WHITGIFT SUMMER SCHOOL

Contact
: Mr Karl Gross, Head of International Project Development
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 104
Attendance
: Day, Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
Whitgift School
Halling Park
South Croydon
London
CR2 6YT
Tel. +44(0)208 688 9222
Whitgift
Whitgift School is an outstanding British independent school founded in 1600, renowned for its first-class education, and a commitment to achieving the highest standards. During the summer holidays, Whitgift runs its own Summer School, utilising all its fantastic facilities and modern boarding house.
This Summer School, with its innovative syllabus and focus on the use of English in Action, is designed to appeal to girls and boys from all over the world. In our English language course, students in the Middle School (11-14 years) and the Senior School (14-17 years) learn in small groups, and, through immersion, develop confidence and fluency in their English language skills.

WINDERMERE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

Contact
: Sarah Booth
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Windermere School
Patterdale Road
Windermere
The Lake District
LA23 1NW
Tel. +44(0)15394 46164
Windermere International Summer School delivers exceptional English language teaching, combined with a huge range of sports and activities for children aged 11 to 17. The School operates three courses during July and August each year, and is located in the heart of the Lake District National Park in the north of England.

YSGOL Y MOR - SCHOOL OF THE SEA

Contact
: James Astrop, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 16-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 30
Attendance
: Residential, 7 days
Location
:
19 Ashdown House
Riverside Business Park
Conwy
LL32 8UB
Tel. +44(0)1492 550768

Ysgol y Mor specialises in residential summer schools for the IB Biology Extended Essay.
Our seven-day courses combine fieldwork, study and watersports in the dynamic North Wales marine environment. IB and marine biology professionals help students to plan, research and formulate their individual essays. Enjoy an international experience with students from around the world, exhilirating watersports at the prestigious National Outdoor Centre and get to grips with the Extended Essay challenge. An action-packed, focussed and rewarding course. Next course dates: July 2016.

Arts


CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS COLLEGE OF ARTS AND DESIGN

Contact
: Stewart Smith, Senior Marketing Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 200
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Granary Building
1 Granary Square
London
N1C 4AA
Tel. +44(0)20 7514 8441

These are Summer Boarding School Art, Design and Fashion courses run by Central Saint Martins and Ardmore Group Language Schools at the Royal Hospital School in Ipswich.

CLIFTON COLLEGE - VOCATIONAL COURSES

Contact
: Tony Evans, Director, Vacation Courses
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-17 yrs
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
32 College Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 3JH
Tel. +44(0)20 3553 5700

Vocational Courses are for serious students who wish to learn a new set of practical skills and associated language which will give them an advantage in their future careers. Communication and collaboration are the key aspects of these courses, as they are in our working lives.
Film-Making (13-17 yrs; 2 weeks) is a 21 hour project (3 hours per afternoon) which will take the students through every step of making a professional film. The expert trainers from Calling The Shots (local film production company) will cover fast film-making, planning, script development and training on broadcast standard professional equipment as well as basic editing and cutting sample scenes. All participants will take away a copy of the final film on a USB stick.
Work Experience (16-17 yrs; 3 weeks) is a 33 hour programme (3 hours per afternoon) of unpaid work in individually owned local shops (e.g. clothes, shoes, books, food, antiques etc). It is a specialist programme organised by Edventure Plus for older students with a minimum English level of B1 who are interested in a career in the retail industry. Places are limited to a maximum of 15 per course and students will be selected according to their spoken English, letter of motivation and CV. A local bus pass is included in the course fees.

MET FILM SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS

Contact
: Tom Robards, Sales Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 40
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Rugby School
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV22 5EH
Tel. +44(0)2082809119



Met Film Summer Camps
Met Summer Camp is a supervised, residential programme designed for young people aged between 14-17 who are passionate about filmmaking. The course is two weeks in length and has start dates in July and August.
Please note: Ealing Studios, Ealing Green, London, W5 5EP is the correspondence address for Met Film School.
The programme will take place at Rugby School, Britain's leading co-educational independent school and one of the oldest boarding schools in the country.
Students will eat, sleep and breathe film, with a total immersion into the world of filmmaking supported at every stage by industry professionals and culminating in the production of a short film.
Alongside the intensive experience, there will be a fun social programme revolving around film, including movie screenings and creative workshops.

MET YOUNG ACTORS' CAMP

Contact
: Tom Robards, Sales Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-17 yrs
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Marlborough College
Bath Road
Marlborough
SN8 1PA
Tel. +44(0)2082809119

Met Young Actors’ Camp is a supervised residential programme designed for young people aged between 14-17 who want to experience an intensive immersion in the art of acting. The programme will be offered at Marlborough College, Britain’s leading co-educational independent school and one of the oldest boarding schools in the country. Students will be completely immersed in the art of acting, supported at every stage by industry professionals.
Alongside the intensive experience, there will be fun social programmes revolving around film, including movie screenings and creative workshops.
Dates for 2015:- 20th July–1st August. Fees - £2,200

MUSIC MAKERS

Contact
: Elaine Andrews, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 5-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 700
Attendance
: Day, Boarding & Weekly Boarding
Location
:
16 Whitsbury Road
Fordingbridge
Hants
SP6 1JZ
Tel. +44(0)1425 654819

Music Makers run day and residential summer music courses for children and young musicians aged 5 to 18. The courses are great fun as well as educational, developing abilities and confidence in playing and performing. Based in Wimbledon, Salisbury and Fordingbridge, there is a Junior course for 5/6 year olds, an Intermediate course for 7 to 10 year olds and a Senior course for Grades 2 to 8. The courses are five days long culminating in a presentation concert to parents and friends.

PIANO WEEK

Contact
: Samantha Ward, Artistic Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 4-85 yrs
No.of Students
: c.30-50
Attendance
: Residential or Non-Residential
Location
:
Moreton Hall School
Weston Rhyn
Oswestry
SY11 3EW
Tel. +44(0)7775 207066

Piano Week is an international festival and summer school for pianists of all ages and abilities set in the Shropshire countryside, at Moreton Hall School near Oswestry. Participants benefit from performance opportunities on top of the range instruments, one-to-one lessons, master classes, talks, classes on theory, listening and harmony, duet lessons, discussion classes and recitals from an internationally acclaimed faculty
Dates
: Week 1 - 17th-24th July, Week 2- 24th-31st July 2016

REDROOFS THEATRE SCHOOL

Contact
: Samantha Keston and Carolyn Mayling
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 5-13+ yrs
Attendance
:Day & Host House accomodation
Location
:
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 4JT
Tel. +44(0)1628 674092

Offers weekly courses and Summer Saturdays throughout the holiday period.

THEATRE TRIBE ACADEMY

Contact
: Emma Brooke, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 7-15 yrs
No.of Students
: 18 students per course
Attendance
: Day
Location
:
Various, across London and South East including Hampstead, Ealing, Balham, Greenwich, Mill Hill, Cambridge, Oxford and Sevenoaks.

Tel. +44 (0)20 3239 3149
Theatre Tribe
Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to perform in a West End show? Now you can! Join us this holiday on the intense but thrilling Theatre Tribe journey of what it is like to cast, rehearse and perform in a West End show led by Musical Theatre professionals. We create tailor-made productions based on current Musical Theatre hits which our Tribe Members learn complete with songs, script and choreography in preparation for a fabulous final show. Theatre Tribe is not simply a holiday camp but a theatrical event, where each Tribe Member is made to feel like a seasoned performer preparing for the first night of a West End production.
Hard work? Yes. Challenging? Yes. Great fun? YES!
Key Features and Benefits of a Theatre Tribe Experience:
* Theatre Tribe enrols a maximum of 18 students per workshop
* Each experience emulates as closely as possible the atmosphere of a professional rehearsal room and theatre
* Training by working West End and Touring actors, singers and dancers
* Theatre Tribe shows are ensemble pieces i.e. there are no lead parts each Tribe Member has an equal role to play in the production
* Tribe Members receive a free Theatre Tribe T-shirt and DVD of the final show
* Fantastic behind-the-scenes organisation to create a seamless experience for our Tribe Members
We guarantee everyone who spends time with Theatre Tribe comes away from their experience feeling inspired, confident and raring to go!
Venues: Theatre Tribe can be found in various locations across London and the South East including Hampstead, Ealing, Balham, Greenwich, Mill Hill, Cambridge, Oxford and Sevenoaks.

YOUNG ACTORS THEATRE ISLINGTON

Contact
: Andrew Harries
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 3+ yrs
No.of Students
: 30
Attendance
: Day
Location
:
70-72 Barnsbury Road
Islington
London
N1 0ES
Tel. +44(0)20 7278 2101

Young Actors Theatre Islington (YATI) is a vibrant and friendly community theatre in Islington that attracts young people from all over London. We offer drama, singing and dance classes from age 4 upwards and the opportunity to take part in regular performances.

Sports and Activity Camps


ACTIVITY RESIDENTIAL SUMMER CAMP - XUK

Contact
: Hannah Page
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 6-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 170
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
New Eccles Hall School
Quidenham
Norwich
NR16 2NZ
Tel. +44(0)20 8371 9686

XUK Camps
XUK is located in the beautiful English countryside on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, in an English boarding school with large grounds and fantastic facilities. There are countless activities, from sports like fencing, archery, football, basketball, cricket and rugby, to art, cookery, rock climbing, quad biking and water zorbing. Children and teenagers will also enjoy fantastic evening activities, such as casino nights, murder mystery evenings, talent shows, and movie nights. For those looking for something extra during the summer, they can add a trip to London, a driving lesson, a theme park trip, or a canoeing/kayaking adventure day. At XUK there really is something for everyone!
Children are split into appropriate age-groups. Rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, you can be guaranteed that your child will be safe, well looked-after and will have a fantastic time!
XUK Camps

ST EDMUND'S COLLEGE


Contact
: Mr Ross Parsons
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 11-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 18
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Old Hall Green
Near Ware
Hertfordshire
SG11 1DS
Tel. +44(0)20 8371 9686

St Edmund's College
Large green campus between London and Cambridge. Only 15 minutes from London Stansted airport.Boarding school taster course. IELTS and TRINITY exam courses. Top ranking residential summer school. No beginners. English through other school subjects. Full sports and social activities and excursion programme. Twin rooms on campus.
St Edmund's College

ALTITUDE CAMPS

Contact
: Laura Turner, Sales Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 3-14 yrs
Attendance
: Day & Boarding (7+ only)
Location
:
1936 Verbier
Switzerland
Tel.UK: +44(0)7539 07 11 66
Tel.CH: +41(0)7953 05 224

Altitude Camps
Offer children between the ages of 3-14 with high quality summer camps in the prestigious resort of Verbier, Switzerland. Children can book onto a day camp or a residential camp (7+ only) through the months of July and August. Altitude Camps offer the opportunity to participate in the language camp to learn French or English or the mountain adventure camp where children will build fires, orienteer, fire build, bike, hike, climb and lots more! Both options also include an exciting and varied afternoon and evening program of sports, team games and excursions including tennis, swimming, mini golf, biking, climbing, ropes courses and more!
Children are housed within private chalets and chefs prepare fresh and healthy meals each day.
Altitude staff are all fully qualified and experienced and fluent in English if not Native.

Altitude Camps

  • Language Camps
  • Mountain Adventure Camps
  • Day and Residential Camps
  • Verbier - Switzerland

ARCTIC CAMP INTERNATIONAL

Contact
: Kristin Konradsen, Camp Manager
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 14-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
: Boarding
Location
:
Torvgt 2
Bodø
Norway
N-8072
Tel. +47 40 60 61 64
Arctic Camp
Fjords, midnight sun, scenic nature, viking heritage. It's all here in Norway.
Join Arctic Camp to learn more about science, nature and photo through exciting field activities. We guarantee an experience of a lifetime! Arctic Camp International will take place in the city of Bodø (Bodo) between 9-16 August 2015. The 6 day programme is specially designed for teenagers between 14-17 old.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!
Arctic Camp

BARRACUDAS ACTIVITY DAY CAMPS

Ages
: Boys/Girls: 4½-16 yrs
Attendance
: Day
Location
:
Locations across UK

Tel. +44(0)845 123 5299



Barracudas
“Giving every child such an amazing experience they can’t wait to come back!”
Barracudas, the UK’s No.1 multi activity day camps for children, offering peace of mind for working parents during the Easter & summer holidays. We offer FUN at a FAIR price and the great option to use childcare vouchers as payment. You can book either individual days or full weeks at the camps, which are open Monday-Friday from 8am-6pm. Spending the holidays with us means children get to develop new skills, make new friends, try new activities and most of all have FUN!!! With our wealth of experience and unbeatable ‘OUTSTANDING’ Ofsted results we provide action packed programmes including activities in archery, swimming, fencing, motor sports, arts & crafts, dance & drama it’s no wonder Barracudas is the UKs No.1 favourite!
As well as all of the above we have fantastic roaming activities, including our climbing wall, giant inflatable assault course, criss-cross collision zorbing course and bungee run.
Holiday camps in: Ashford, Barnet, Bedford, Bishops Stortford, Brentwood, Brighton, Bromley, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Chigwell, Chislehurst, Cobham, Croydon, Farnham, Egham, Godalming, Harlow, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Huntingdon, Hutton, Letchworth, Maidstone, Norwich, Ripley, St Albans, Sevenoaks, Streatham & Clapham, Tonbridge, Twickenham, Upminster, Watford, Welwyn, Woking, Wokingham, Woodford.
Our popular camps sell out fast, so to secure your child's place call us on 0845 123 5299 or visit www.barracudas.co.uk
Barracudas

CLIFTON SPORTS COURSES

Contact
: Tony Evans - Director, Vacation Courses
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 13-17 yrs
Attendance
: 2 or 3 weeks
Location
:
32 College Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 3JH
Tel. +44(0)20 3553 5700

Sports Courses are for athletic students wishing to experience high-quality professional coaching in their chosen sport. Students will receive an average of 10 hours per week of coaching in small groups at their ability level.
Tennis Coaching takes place on the College campus and is delivered by a team of LTA-qualified coaches from Absolute Tennis Bristol who also coach the Clifton College tennis teams throughout the year.
Golf Coaching is provided by the Paul Mitchell Golf Academy at the nearby Bristol & Clifton Golf Club which has one of the best 18-hole championship courses in the area. All the coaches are PGA-qualified and the practice facilities at the Club are excellent. Transport and equipment is provided.
Football Coaching takes place on the College’s excellent outdoor sports fields and is organised by The Pro Soccer Academy Bristol. Their experienced team of coaches focus on using football to develop all aspects of the player, such as self-esteem, confidence and teamwork as well as football techniques, tactics and skills.

FOCUS STUDY TOURS

Contact
: Katrina Butt, School Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 12-17 yrs
No.of Students
: 60
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2AZ
Tel. +44(0)203 29 29 226
Focus Study Tours
Focus Study Tours is about real progress. Our language PLUS courses pair English or French with a challenging activity of your choice like surfing, horse-riding or even drama or music. And all this in the stunning locations of Newquay or Tignes. We tailor the course to your skill level and continually assess your progress. That's how we get results. Whatever your level we have one clear aim - to provide you with the individual focus needed for you to reach your goals.


KINGSWOOD CAMPS

Contact
: Customer Services Team
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-17yrs
No.of Students
: 100
Attendance
:Weekly Residential
Location
:
Five UK Locations

Tel. +44(0)1603 856 775

Kingswood Camps
From flying down a zipwire in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and making friends on an action-packed holiday, to picking up new hobbies and embarking on eye-opening excursions, there's something for all inquisitive minds and young explorers with our adventure holidays. We've been creating unforgettable and safe experiences for over 30 years and our seven night activity camps run in five UK locations during school holidays.

Kingswood Camps

MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE SUMMER SCHOOL

Contact
: John Blake, Director of Summer School
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 3yrs+
Attendance
: Day & Boarding
Location
:
Bath Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN8 1PA
Tel. +44(0)1672 892388

Marlborough College Summer School
First started over 40 years ago, Marlborough College Summer School will run from 10th July to 6th August 2016 and welcomes young people either as day students, or as residents with their families. Divided into four age bands, the structure and content of the action-packed, fun-filled young people’s courses is carefully designed to provide an exciting adventure for each child in a safe environment. Junior Troopers (3-6 years) and Children’s Activities (6-9 years) adopt a multi-activity approach with sports, art and crafts, swimming and outdoor adventures. Meanwhile, older children can choose a separate morning and afternoon course which they will continue with all week. Courses this year include Young Clayshot, Football Camp, Making a Film, Rock School, English as a Foreign Language, Design and Make your own Cyber Cube, Summer Baking and Fashion Marketing.

MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE CAMPS

Contact
: Matt Barker, Director
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 8-16 yrs
No.of Students
: 34
Attendance
: Residential, 7-10 days
Location
:
Chemin de la Plage
Tignes les Brévières
Tignes
France 73320
Tel. 0845 644 0658

Mountain Adventure Camps
Mountain Adventure Camps specialises in providing residential summer camps and multi-family experiences in the French Alps, one of the most breath-taking regions in Europe. We deliver award winning summer camps in France from June to August with an exciting program for children aged 8 – 17. Our residential summer camps are designed to educate and inspire everyone who stays with us here in Tignes. Encouraging fun, friendship and freedom, our summer camps offer an action-packed itinerary that incorporates learning, language lessons (English, French & Spanish), team sports and unique experiences into 10 unforgettable days.
Mountain Adventure Camps

ST ANDREWS GOLF CAMP

Contact
: Marc Gentles
Ages
: Boys/Girls: 12-18 yrs
No.of Students
: 20
Attendance
: Weekly
Location
:
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9HP
Tel. +44(0)7816217671

St Andrew's Golf Camp
ST ANDREWS GOLF CAMP is a unique golfing experience for junior golfers to learn and expand not only their golfing knowledge but to gain new cultural experiences while making new friends in an international setting. Over the course of the 7 day Golf Camp the Juniors will have the chance to learn 'Links Golf' from some of the best professionals in the country, experience playing some of the finest links golf courses in the world, play golf like it used to be played at the Kingarroch hickory course, learn about the history of the game at The British Golf museum, play a Ryder cup style match against Scottish juniors and learn and experience some of Scotland's finest traditions.